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Nov 29, 2013 5:00pm EST
are spending time together today, president obama left the white house for an unexpected visit. why he met with a special group of protesters. >>> it is a washington tradition. a national competition to get the best smas tree at the white house. find out why the winner still wasn't good enough. >>> and romney saves the day. one of the biggest supporters of the former presidential candidate turned into a hero in time for the holidays. >>> veronica, how are things shaping up in the forecast? >> pretty nice. we had cold and not so cold days. next for us, a temperature climb. i have the neighborhood forecast for the weekend and meteorologist doug kammerer is live at reston town center for think black friday ends friday? think again! h.h. gregg's black friday sale continues through saturday. save up to 40% on appliances, electronics, furniture and more. samsung 51 inch hdtvs, just $429. save over 1600 dollars on samsung kitchen packages. washer dryer pairs only $499. 60 inch led tvs are just $599. and tablets start at just 49 dollars! hurry in by saturday for huge savings at h.h.gregg. >>> supp
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Nov 24, 2013 6:00pm EST
to an arrest in either case. >>> mixed reaction tonight, less than 24 hours after president obama announced a nuclear deal with iran. several members of congress and u.s. allies have praised the agreement that will limit iran's nuclear activities while easing trade sanctions. israel and other middle east countries were quick to criticize the deal. today president obama called israeli prime minister netanyahu to reaform the united states commitment to the country. brian mooar has reaction from capitol hill. >> reporter: after striking a breakthrough deal to disarm iran's nuclear weapons program, secretary of state john kerry sounded more cautious than optimistic. >> we're not sitting here pretending that iran is going to suddenly turn over a new leaf. we have to prove it. none of this is based on trust. it's not a question of trust. >> reporter: iran agrees to destroy highly enriched uranian that could be used for bombs but gets to keep its nuclear power facilities and gets a small measure of relief from the crippling krad sanctions that have hobled the economy. >> for first time in the deca
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Nov 29, 2013 11:00pm EST
of the wild scenes that unfolded on black friday. >>> president obama opens up about life after the white house. why his daughter sasha could have the biggest say on what the family does next. >>> good evening, everyone. i'm doreen gentzler. tomorrow morning police already canvassing a maryland neighborhood for new clues in the murder of a postal worker. they plan to retrait his route. show mari stone has reaction from neighbors who are still on edge. >> reporter: that's right, doreen, this neighborhood is stunned. they're saying if this could happen to a postal worker, this could happen to me. it's causing a sense of anxiety in this area. police say 26-year-old tyson jerome barnett was delivering mail in the 1600 block of reed street out here. suddenly someone shot and killed him around 7:20 last saturday night. police canvassed the neighborhood, but they'll do it again. tomorrow detectives will retrace the route to try to find clues. they haven't identified in the suspects. fellow postal workers have said they worry about their safety while delivers mail in the dark. >> i hope they can
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Nov 30, 2013 6:00am EST
's just some of the promises for the affordable care website. the obama administration has a self-imposed deadline of today to have it ready to handle 50,000 users. danielle lee has more on whether the changes will become reality. >> reporter: he has a lot of sympathy for the tech perts rushing to fix healthcare.gov. >> it's a challenge. >> reporter: the website increased it's speed and decreased error rates uting it on track to support 50,000 users. >> there's been a focus on the website that until they get that running smoothly it's hard for them to if he cuss on the other elements of the law which are very popular. >> this week the administration delayed online enrollment for small businesses. another set back could deter people from signing up, especially the young and healthy like nathan sheets. integral to keeping premiums low and not particularly in a rush to get covered. >> i just -- i haven't gotten around to it, yet. >> health and human services secretary kathleen sebelius is hoping to increase the odds for success. she posted shopg tips onlishopp online. this is a defin
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Nov 30, 2013 6:00pm EST
. president obama and the first daughters got out of the white house today for small business saturday. they did a little shopping at politics and propose bookstore on connecticut avenue in northwest washington. president bought about a dozen books while at the renlster, he chatted with an employee there about the store's chicago location. he also sent out a tweet encouraging americans to support small businesses in their areas. >>> well, the obamas weren't the only ones shopping small today. stores across the country participating in this, the fourth annual small business saturday. news 4's darcy spencer caught up with some local shoppers getting in on the action and she's live in bethesda, maryland, tonight. hi, darcy. >> we talked to a lot of shoppers this afternoon, many say they love the idea of small business saturday. they find when they go into these mom and pop shops, they have great quality and the service is even better. ryan and robin bandy are among the shoppers buying local on this small business saturday on bethesda row. >> sometimes with the small businesses you doll fe
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Nov 24, 2013 6:30pm EST
made the world a much more dangerous place. >> reporter: president obama called netanyahu today but the two leaders disagree on the threat and the goal. obama pledges to stop iran from getting a nuclear weapon. netanyahu wants to stop iran from even having the capability to produce one and many in congress agree with israel. >> we're accepting a signal to iran that they can continue to go ahead and by talking and acting like they have good will, can get away with at least nuclear weapon production capability. >> reporter: the geneva agreement came together only two months after president obama first talked to iran's president rouhani on the iran for a year in the persian gulf country of oman laying the groundwork. >> if this interim deal does ultimately translate into a comprehensive deal that eliminates the iranian nuclear program to the middle east, that's an enormous victory for america's global victory. >> reporter: president obama tried to reassure israel's leader that he will be consulted on every aspect of any final deal with iran but israel's worry is that the president
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Nov 28, 2013 7:00pm EST
as obama care advocates make a push to get young people to sign up. >>> and best in show -- an annual thanksgiving family tradition. and a crown jewel takes the win. >> "nightly news" begins now. >> announcer: from nbc news world headquarters in new york, this is "nbc nightly news" with brian williams. >>> good evening. happy thanksgiving. i'm kate snow in for briand eve. happy thanksgiving. i'm kate snow in for brian tonight. let's start with something to be thankful for. despite dire predictions and worries that a winter storm might have a major impact on holiday festivities and travel, the flight delays have subsided. while there was snow and rain, millions of americans were able to celebrate the holiday today with family. high wind here in new york calmed enough by this morning to allow the macy's thanksgiving day parade to go ahead as planned. and we start off tonight from the parade route. good evening, katie. >> reporter: hey there, kate. we are told americans are eating 736 million pound of turkey today. but before all the food comas can kick in, 6th avenue here was abuzz with
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Nov 30, 2013 8:30am EST
get him in person. >> i have been great all year this year. we'll see. >> the obama family making plans now f life after the white house. why the post presidency agenda could keep them from going back to their hometown. >> let's talk to amelia. >> clouds continue to increase. what can you expect >>> new this morning, an infant is among those killed in a deadly plane crash in a remote part of alaska. four of the ten people on board died including the pilot and a baby. it went down right before landing near st. mary's alaska. the plane took off from the small town of bethel about 80 miles away. it's not clear what caused the crash or the conditions of the people that survived. >>> this morning, surprising new allegations against an elderly american man detained in north korea since last month. 85-year-old meryl newman confessed to a number of crimes during the korean war several years ago including killing civilians. no one outside of north korea can verify it. north korea is accused of coercing statements in the past. >>> vice president joe biden is gearing up for a trip to east as
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Nov 26, 2013 6:00pm EST
, but the high court will take another look at a big question about obama care. how much can the government make americans do on health care or in these cases how much can it make the owners of companies do? obama care requires private employers to provide free birth control coverage. the mennonite owners of this wood specialties store with 950 employees in pennsylvania saying that violates their religious rights. >> they are saying i don't know how i can do this bassed on my religious conscience. >> reporter: a federal court sided with president obama who made including contraception a campaign issue exempting only schools in the like run by churches. >> woman who work at these institutions will have access to free contraception like other women. >> reporter: the owners of hoby lobby won their case, a federal ruling they do not have to cover birth control for 13,000 employees. now the supreme court will decide. >> we don't think you need to leave your views and preferences at the door and instead conform to the religious views of the individuals who own the company. >> reporter: officials said
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Nov 23, 2013 11:00pm EST
comprehensive deal can be negotiated. president obama spoke from the white house just a few minutes ago shortly after the deal was signed. >> in these negotiations nothing will be agreed to unless everything is agreed to. the burden is on iran to prove to the world that its nuclear program will be exclusively for peaceful purposes. >> tehran has also agreed to spontaneous inspections of its facilities. look for much more on this story tomorrow on news 4 starting at 6:00 a.m., and then on "meet the press" with david gregory. >>> another big story we're following tonight, the weather. we are getting ready for some of the coldest air that we have seen all this season, and already tonight we are seeing snow. that's snow flurries in several parts of our area. this is video out of rockville. let's go right to storm team 4 meteorologist amelia segal to see what we're in for tonight and then into tomorrow. amelia? >> many of us saw our first flurries of the season tonight. some areas are continuing to see some light snow, and i'm tracking that on storm team 4 radar. what the snow is really indicating,
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Nov 29, 2013 4:00am EST
for march 31. >>> the first family enjoyed a hearty feast at the white house but president obama did manage to sneak away for a little while. the commander in chief called service members from every branch of the military and thanked them for their dedication and sacrifice for america. >>> tens of thousands of american troops celebrated thanksgiving overseas. >>> with thanksgiving behind us good deeds and random acts of kindness added an extra touch of class. more than 400 homes were evacuated early wednesday after a train derailed causing a chemical spill. the railroad provided the displaced family with a free thanksgiving dinner. >>> in sacramento a record 30,000 people raced up for the annual run to save the hungry. the race hopes to raise about $900,000 for charity. >>> and outgoing boston mayor joined about 200 volunteers to get turkey and fixings for those in need. >>> detroit residents had a dicy weather day, snow blanketing the region led to multiple accidents throughout the motor city. conditions were so bad interstate 75 was temporarily shut down. bill karins is here with the frid
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Nov 28, 2013 6:00pm EST
the fixings and roughly 20,000 pies for dessert. president obama made phone calls to u.s. service members today, thanking them for their service and wishing them happy holiday. the first family is celebrating at the white house. here is part of his message to the nation. >> on behalf of all the obama's, i want to wish you a happy and healthy thanksgiving. we give things for the men and women in uniform and their families. we give thanks for the freedoms they defend and for everyone doing their part to make the united states a better, more compassionate nation. happy thanksgiving. >> you may be curious what they eat at the white house. it's close to what you eat. turkey, honey-baked ham, mashed potatoes, sweet potatoes, two types of stuffing and nine kinds of pie. >> you have nine kinds of pie at home? >> i don't have nine kinds of anything. nine kinds of pie. >>> tonight, we are going to find out what tripped up superman at the macy's thanksgiving day parade. >>> police turned the table on suspect thieves and used social media themselves. >>> this manassas home went up in flames this earl
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Nov 29, 2013 4:00pm EST
. obama along with her daughters and dogs greeted the official christmas tree. they have a douglass fir from pennsylvania. we are told it's 18.5 feet tall. it will be decorated and displayed in the blue room throughout the holiday season. >>> president obama and the first lady visited with a group of activists they are fasting to protest the house of representatives in action on immigration reform. they are in their 18th day of going without food. the activists are camped out on the national mall in an attempt to pressure republicans to vote on immigration reform. the senate passed a bipartisan bill in june. earlier this month, john boehner ruled out a vote on immigration reform this year. >>> romney to the rescue. the story behind this photo of one of romney's sons after he saved four people. actually, that's not the photo. we'll bring it to you in a couple minutes. >>> what caused police to chase after one shopper and open fire? >>> sunny outside today. are the cold temperatures going to stick around? >> we have seesaw temperatures the last couple days. now a temperature climb is in t
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Nov 20, 2013 6:00pm EST
, say some, to the assassination. half a century after the flame was lit, president obama and former president clinton came to honor their fallen predecessor. he was charismaticharismatic, l patriotic. he faced down the soviets in cuba and jfk ignored the polls. he pushed for black voting rights, knowing it could cost him re-election. but before kennedy could see the voting right act passed, he and first lady jackie kennedy went to dallas and jfk was assassinated. america was stunned. gunman lee harvey oswald was shot and killed in police custody. conspiracy theorys swirled and the official investigation would be rushed and incomplete. today most historians agree oswald alone killed kennedy but america's spirit was wounded. >> we never trusted government as much. we never felt as secure as we did before the kennedy assassination. >> barack obama picked today to award 16 presidential freedom. >> because this marks the 50th anniversary of president kennedy establishing the honor. >> oprah received one and bill clinton. and then the presidents went to arlington where the memory of our 3
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Nov 26, 2013 7:00pm EST
's a tough go for millions on the move for thanksgiving. >>> birth control battle. the fight over obama care and religious freedom. it's headed to the supreme court. >>> double agents. tonight a secret government plan exposed. how the u.s. turned guantanamo bay prisoners into spies and turned them loose. >>> and a few good men and how they are changing a thanksgiving tradition forever. "nightly news" begins now. >>> from nbc news world headquarters in new york, this is nbc "nightly news" with brian williams. >> good evening. it is already tonight a storm that stretches from the southern tip of florida up to nova scotia, and at its core, which is a moving target right now, it's dumping a ton of misery on several states. the timing of this storm could not be worse because of what it does on the ground and in the air to the business of getting around. 700 flight delays already, and this storm is just getting started. the satellite picture of the nation from space shows the expanse of it. tomorrow is the busiest travel day of tea 43 million americans on the move. and while the storm is churning
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Nov 30, 2013 6:30pm EST
this weekend -- signing up for health care under the new insurance program, or at least trying to. the obama administration's self-imposed deadline to fix the health care website is midnight tonight. kristen welker is following the story. i guess the question is how are they doing. >> reporter: they say they are doing okay. tech experts have only a few hours left to meet the white house's own deadline for getting the affordable care act website running smoothly. a critical point in restoring confidence in a damaged presidency. in virginia today, signs of progress for the government's health insurance website. >> my experience was wonderful. i love it. there were no problems. we went through everything real smooth. >> it was really fast this morning. i was really surprised. >> reporter: deirdre said she had trouble signing up in october. today she was one of six people nbc news interviewed reporting success, signing up with the help of a nonprofit called neighbor's keeper. >> i was able to get through and select a plan. all i need to do now is send in a payment to activate the plan. >> report
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Nov 27, 2013 6:00pm EST
obama's health care plan. many people who go to the hospital don't have insurance and can't afford it. hospitals are losing billions of dollars in the financial aid that covers cost of caring for the uninsured. danielle leigh reports on how this could put hospitals out of business. >> reporter: culpeper regional is the only place to go for an emergency in miles. she's still in pjs after rushing her 1-month-old daughter to the e.r. oversnignight. >> we don't have a hospital nearby. >> reporter: most people can't afford the services they're about to get. the government helps cover the st through hospital subsidies that are getting cut by $18 billion over the next seven years. >> there you go. >> reporter: the affordable care act mandated the cuts, assuming more people would be insured, but then 25 states decided not to expand the government insurance program for the poor, leaving a marge amount of people with no coverage. hospitals won't be fully reimbursed if for cost of care. >>> you are looking at hospitals shutting their doors in the communities that depend on them. >> we will remai
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Nov 29, 2013 6:00pm EST
house. things are getting festive there as well. first lady michelle obama and her daughters greeted the crews as they delivered the white house christmas tree. it's a douglass fir from pennsylvania. mrs. obama said it will be decorated with pictures of military homecomings. >>> no word on the cause of a power outage that has hundreds of people in the dark. more than 500 pepco customers without power. most are concentrated in d.c.s southeast and southwest quadrants. pepco isn't sure what caused the outages, but power should be restored by 7:00. >>> crews are working to repair a water main that broke. the 12-inch main burst in rockville. it created a mess in the road. we are told more than 40 customers have been without water service for several hours now including the animal shelter. they are hoping to have the water tuned back on shortly. >>> as we cover prince george's county, traffic is back to normal where a water main break caused a sinkhole that swallowed an suv. some 200 people in that area were without power until 4:00 yesterday afternoon. the crews were back repairing the pi
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Nov 22, 2013 4:00am EST
is not cooperating. >>> the senate goes nuclear and president obama is thrilled. >>> and the new trend to use instagr instagram. plus, x box one hits shelves friday. >>> welcome back. with a single vote on thursday democrats change the senate rules in a way not seen in almost 200 years. senator harry reid called for a vote to end the minority party's rule for nominees. the rule passed. >>> 14-year-old chism has been indicted on murder, rape and robbery charges in the death of colleen ritzer. >>> reverend billy graham was released from the hospital on thursday after a two-day stent for respiratory problems. >>> apparently instagram isn't just for posting selfies. more and more people are using the app to buy and sell guns. authorities worry about potential legal loopholes. >>> the fcc on the verge of making air travel better or use. the use of cell phones is being reviewed. while some will enjoy the connectivities others will not be able to stand it. >> no. we have done surveys and by far passengers do not want that. passengers do not want cell phones and i can promise flight attendants don't either.
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Nov 22, 2013 4:00pm EST
. the s&p set day records. >>> right now, a royal visit happening at the white house. president obama is hosting king mohammad the sixth of morocco. the two leaders are expected to discuss a number of topics including the situation in the middle east and promoting economic development in africa. >>> first lady michelle obama took time out to honor special educators. they are the winners of national arts and humanities awards. it recognizes teachers and youth that uses art to uplift the lives of the nation's young people. each group gets $10,000. >>> ralph lauren, calvin klein, coach, some of the designers open in our area in a brand-new outlet mall. crowds of shoppers a a big deal. >>> you name dropper. is this a cougar like the post says? if not, what else could it be? >> your last chance, the deadline approaching tonight for the national zoo's new panda cub. >>> the virginia state senator who was seriously injured during an attack earlier this week in his home is home from the hospital. creigh deeds was stabbed tuesday by his 24-year-old son gus, who then shot himself to death. deed
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Nov 25, 2013 4:30am EST
planned it. >>> it is now 4:46. president obama will turn his attention back to immigration reform today. he'll urge congress to pass a comprehensive immigration reform bill. he'll make that speech at a rec center in chinatown. this is day two of the three-day trip he is making to the west coast. he is attending several fund-raisers for house and senate democrats while there. >>> we may already be seeing the impact of that deal with iran over its nuclear program. oil prices are down worldwide today. the deal with iran eases some of the sanctions on iran's oil exports. the white house says president obama has discussed the agreement with israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu. he's already called it a historic mistake. some of the president's opponents on capitol hill agree with him. >> we trusted the iranians before just like the north koreans on nuclear issues and what have we gotten for it? >> we need to help make sure we see this through and they don't end up in a situation where they're a threat to the world. >> some members of congress are preparing even tougher sanctions against
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Nov 27, 2013 7:00pm EST
of tomorrow morning. will they be grounded or allowed to take to the air? >>> another setback for the obama care website as the white house announces another delay in the rollout. >>> spy thriller. a hollywood legend's secret double life. one of the biggest nuclear arms dealers in the world while working in pictures. if it sounds like something out of the movies, that's because it is. >>> and country roads. a man and his truck and a delivery route like none other in america. "nightly news" begins now. >>> good evening. it's almost here, but a lot of folks are really going to have to work for it these last few hours before thanksgiving. it's because of a powerful storm in the east taking its time sliding to the north, as seen here from space. big enough and hittinging enough airports and cities to affect air travel from one end of the country to the other. take a look at the number of aircraft currently in the skies over this country -- about 6,000 flights. a lot of them are running way behind. the rush is bad enough without the storm. to be sure, it has hardly affected everybody. this is ph
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Nov 29, 2013 7:00pm EST
to the ongoing troubles of the obama care website and the ongoing effort to get it running better and at greater capacity. that deadline is tomorrow. today the administration was trying to limit expectations again. we get the latest from white house correspondent kristen welker. good evening. >> reporter: brian, good evening. with just hours before the administration's self-imposed deadline of having its health care website working for most americans by the end of tomorrow, top officials were hedging their bets today. health and human services secretary kathleen sebelius today blogged that people should shop health care.gov during off-peak hours -- morning, nights, weekends. not a vote of confidence says luke chung. >> it tells me the system isn't fully baked. this system should be able to accommodate as many people that want to get on as possible. >> what i'm going to do is make sure we get it fixed. >> reporter: chung says the administration's goal of making sure the website can support 50,000 users at one time by the end of saturday is not the best way to measure success. >> 50,000 is not a n
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Nov 24, 2013 8:00am EST
, we have halted the progress of the iranian nuclear program. >> president obama hailing the landmark and controversial deal reached overnight with iran, this as afghan leaders agree today to keep u.s. troops there for the long term. but will that country's president sign on. >>> the never-ending storm, that massive weather system moving across the country now responsible for at least eight deaths and making travel nationwide a nightmare. dylan is tracking it all. >>> back in the game. the football team from the tornado-ravaged town back on the field giving so many there a reason to smile, and while the scoreboard may not show a w, they definitely feel like winners today, sunday, november 24th, 2013: >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" with lester holt and erica hill live from studio rockefeller plaza. >>> welcome to "today" on this very busy sunday morning. i'm erica hill. >> i'm lester holt alongside dylan dreyer and kristen welker in for jenna. the historic deal agreed to overnight with iran. >> secretary of state john kerry and other world leaders putting the final touche
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Nov 27, 2013 11:00pm EST
at a d.c. food bank today. for the third year in a row, president obama, first lady michelle and their daughters volunteered at the capital area food bank in northeast. they helped hand out food to families picking up thanksgiving dinner. the capitol area food bank distributes 30 million pounds of food each other and serves over 475,000 needy residents in the washington area. >>> the national menorah is lit tonight marking the start of hanukkah. the jewish festival of lights began at sun down. it's the first time hanukkah and thanksgiving overlapped in 125 years. it's not expected to happen again for another 179,000 years. >>> a police officer put his life on the line to save a stranger. >>> they call it people watching and tonight we got to do some of the best kind around. i'll have that story coming up live from reagan national airport. >>> and they're already beginning to line up. tonight people in our >>> tonight, a police officer in cape may, new jersey is being celebrated after he saved a man from a burning vehicle. it was all caught on the dash cam video. on monday he
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Nov 22, 2013 5:00pm EST
without power because of one crime. >>> plus, after a slow start to the rollout of obama care, we are learning about a new announcement about the delay. >>> a live look at the kennedy center right now. there are jfk tributes across the region tonight. still ahead, more team coverage as we look back at how the world changed 50 years ago today. >>> right now, people are gathering at the d.c. church where president kennedy's funeral took place. a special ceremony is about to begin there. >> it's one of several tributes marking the 50th anniversary of the young president's death. derrick ward joins us live. >> reporter: good evening. as you see behind me, st. matthew cathedral is behind me. we remember the famous picture of the president's son 3 years old at the time, saluting the coffin. there's going to bebs some formal, some not to formal. all with stark memories and recollections of that fateful day a half century ago. on that fateful day in dallas, 50 years ago, the reaction was immediate and sorrowful. here in washington and elsewhere was not immediate but as heart felt. the new
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Nov 25, 2013 6:00am EST
but believes anything more than $10 an hour could hurt business. >>> president obama will turn his attention back to immigration reform today. he will urge a dpre hencive immigration reform bill. he'll make a speech in chinatown. this is day two of a three-day trip the making to the west coast. he is attending several fund-raisers for house and senate democrats while there. >>> you coulde i for a rough commute this afternoon especially in prince george's county. thousands of redskins fans heading to fedex field. it starts at 8:30. tailgaters will be there hours before the kickoff. the redskins will almost certainly have to win tonight to have any chance of making the playoffs. you can take met the row if you are going to tonight's game. it will run an hour late to help you get home. the final blue line train will leave the morgan buoulevard station to franconia-springfield at 12:25. the last train to largo will leave just after 1:30. right now l people in the u.s. are waking up only to be slowed down by snow. we'll be live in oklahoma city to show you what they're dealing with. and as temper
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Nov 27, 2013 4:00pm EST
. >> and there it is. president obama fulfilling another duty of the nation's commander in chief. he delivers a turkey pardon, flanked by his daughters sasha and malia. the name is popcorn. he gave the alternative turkey, caramel a reprieve as well. >>> a holiday tradition could be canceled this year. how our nasty winter weather may put a stop to macy's thanksgiving day parade. plus this -- >> reporter: from the roads to the kitchen and even the >>> good afternoon. i'm pat lawson muse. >>> scores of people are heading out for thanksgiving and hanukkah destinations. those behind the wheels can expect delays, too. with snow in the forecast and more than 90% of thanksgiving travelers expected to drive. >>> it was a dreadful morning for drivers in philadelphia. heavy rains flooded the eastbound lanes of busy i-76. they sent in a snowplow to clear the water out. at the same time a multivehicle accident closed the westbound lanes. one person died in that wreck. four others were injured. traffic was shut down in both directions for hours. but right now it's moving again. >>> plows also getting a workout in
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Nov 29, 2013 11:00am EST
of that is on our website. a big delivery at 1600 pennsylvania avenue. michelle obama is welcoming the official white house christmas tree. this is video from a few minutes ago. this year 18 1/2 foot douglas fir is coming from i tree farm in pennsylvania that will sit in the blue room throughout the holidays. some people in california are lucky to be alive. their car plunged 600 feet down the side of a cliff. two carser headed towards each other and overcorrect and went into the other lane. that car swerved to avoid an accident and then turned off the side of the road and went down a steep embankment. person was able to crawl back to the road and flag someone down to get help. emergency crews airlifted the other three people and got them off of the cliff much the heavy brush was able to save the persons's lives. checok out of a deadly crane collapse in brazil. you can see the moment it fell on top of the main stadium that is being built for the world cup. two workers were killed and a labor union said a safety emergency said the crane might be unstable, but nothing was done about it. the compa
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Nov 22, 2013 4:30am EST
that has events planned today to celebrate jfk's life and to mark his untimely death. president obama has declared it a day of remembrance and that all flags be flown at half-staff. there will be a ceremony at jfk's gravesite in arlington national cemetery this morning. military leaders, ambassadors, and jfk's sister, jean kennedy smith, will lay a wreath at the eternal flame. >>> if you're looking for are a way to honor jfk's legacy, the newseum has a full day of event. they will screen several documentaries on his presidency and death, also panel discussions about his death, and fwalry talks about two exhibits dedicateded to jfk. then around 1:30 news footage from 50 years ago today will be shown at the exact moment the shots were fired. and news 4's wendy rieger is in dallas for us today to cover every moment of the remembrance events. she will join us live from deal y plaza. >>> ex morgploring new ways to together on security issues. >>> we expect another republican to enter the race. larry hogan is expected to announce in annapolis for change maryland. hogan served in former governor
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Nov 28, 2013 11:30pm EST
to withdrawal by the end of next year. today president obama thanked the troops for their sacrifices. >> we give thanks for the freedoms they defend. the freedom to think what we want and say what we think. to worship according to our own beliefs. to choose our leaders and, yes, criticize them without punishment. >> the president also personally called ten service members to thank them for their work. after the president was done with official business, it was time for him to enjoy thanksgiving dinner at the white house. we're told the first family feasted on turkey, honey baked ham, mashed potatoes, sweet potato potatoes, and a choice of nine different pies. >>> coming up next -- caught in a web of lies. tonight a new controversy for the waitress who claimed she was stiffed on a tip because of her sexuality. >>> plus, a new offer for a manager who lost his job after refusing to open for business on this thanksgiving. >>> and the big reveal is just days away. there's that little butter ball. thousands weigh in on a name for >>> new video from a nine-hour standoff in l.a. a neighbor caught the gu
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Nov 29, 2013 4:30am EST
and repaired the broken pipe. >>> a big delivery today at 1600 pennsylvania avenue. first lady michelle obama will welcome the white house christmas tree. the 18 1/2 foot douglas fir is coming from pennsylvania. the family that owns the farm will walk along a horse drawn cart that will deliver the tree late they are morning. then it will sit in the blue room. >>> things will look a lot more festive after two tree lighting ceremonies. santa will be busy today. and then at 7:00 in prince george's county, baker will host a ceremony at national harbor are more than 200,000 lights are strung around the tree. it will be followed by fireworks at 8:00. >>> a popular lights display in the district opens up tonight. zoo lights comes to the national zoo. more than half a million lights will transform the zoo into a winter wonder land with lit animal silhouettes, musical lights display. it is open every night from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. now through january 1 except for christmas eve, chryst mistmas day, and new yea eve. >> it was a lot of fun last year. should go back this year. >> we should. for all you pare
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Nov 24, 2013 6:00am EST
in exchange for loosening international sanctions on iran. president obama made a rare saturday night speech after the deal was announced. >> if iran seizes this opportunity, the iranian people will benefit from joining the international community and we can begin to chip away at the mistrust between our two nations. >> the moments leading up to the president's speech, in casual attire, talking with top advisers about the deal. that photo taken before the address. >>> prime minister benjamin netanyahu called the deal, quote, an historic mistake. israel is a key u.s. ally. that country's minister is criticizing the deal, saying there's no reason for the world to be celebrating. a number of republican leaders are sounding off as well. marco rubio says it sends a wrong message to iran and can worry our all lie allies about e question this morning, what does this deal mean now for relations between the u.s. and iran decades of a lot of tension? the "today" show continues our coverage at 8:00 this morning. >>> southwest d.c., police are on the scene of what could be classified as a murder later t
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Nov 27, 2013 5:00pm EST
doing . >>> president obama pardoned the turkey today at the rose garden. it won a white house contest to determine which of the two prime specimens would get the official pardon. escaramel. the winning turkey is popcorn. >> proving -- there you go, proving even a turkey with a funny name can find a place in politics. as for caramel, he's sticking around and busy raising money for his next campaign. >> sasha and malia not thinking dad is all that funny. >>> in courthouses across the country, hundreds of children were adopted over the weekend at the annual adoption day in court celebration. >> 27 years ago washington became one of the first to hold such a special event. >> here's a sample of the heartwarming happiness brought through our wednesday's child program. >> reporter: the crowds signaled the opening of the 27th year for the adoption day in court in the district of columbia. >> love is patient. love is kind. adoption is love. >> reporter: and there were words from city officials about the need for more families to adopt from the pool. and when the adoption families came forward
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Nov 30, 2013 7:00am EST
. the president said it would reason better at the end of november which is today. >> reporter: obama administration say there have been vast improvements to the eastbound website and they are say they are on track of meeting their goal to support as many as 50,000 users at one time by the end of the day today. work in progress. this is st it's almost test time for healthcare.gov. friday night, president obama addressed the criticism he has faced recently during an exclusive interview with abc news barbara walters. >> very rarely things get the same thaengs that aren't working as as well. >> reporter: hours before the site is supposed to be ready, health and human service secretary kathleen sebelius tried to downplay expectations on friday blogging that people should shop healthcare.gov during off-peak hours and mornings and nights and weekends. >> the system either works or it doesn't work. >> reporter: software expert luke chunk says the website can support 50,000 users at once by day's end is not the way to measure success. >> the 50,000 number they have put out is a little ambiguo
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